Podcast - Masters of Data | Sumo Logic

Virginia Eubanks: Fighting Data-Driven Inequality

Associate Professor of Political Science, Author, University at Albany, SUNY
October 29, 2018 41:11
"Technology is impacting their ability to meet their basic human needs."
Virginia Eubanks is raising awareness about how our digital tools are continuing and exacerbating the problems around poverty and inequality.

Yoon Lee: Moving from A.I. to Artificial Wisdom

SVP, Division Head, Content and Services, Product Innovation, Samsung Electronics America
November 05, 2018 35:03
"If AI [becomes] artificial wisdom, it'll be much more contextual to you."
Yoon Lee is the SVP, Content and Services, Product Innovation at Samsung. Yoon talks how A.I. needs to change to meet today's challenges.

Alistair Croll: The Importance of Analytics

Founder, Solve for Interesting
August 07, 2018 31:58
"We must teach critical thinking to make our population more resilient."
Alistair Croll is a serial entrepreneur, speaker, prolific author, and conference organizer - and a big thinker in the area of Data and Analytics.

Cathy O'Neil: Fighting Creepy Algorithms

Author, Author and Speaker
September 17, 2018 41:48
"Data scientists [need] to take their ethical obligations seriously."
Cathy O’Neil, the author of the book “Weapons of Math Destruction”, talks about the dangers of “creepy algorithms” and their bad consequences.

Chris Dancy: Most Connected Man

Most Connected Man on Earth, Author and Speaker
September 24, 2018 32:20
"The weaponization of our behavior is a real security and privacy issue."
Chris Dancy became the “most connected man on earth” by wrangling the data for over 700 sensors, applications, and services that analyzed his life.

Christian Beedgen: Intro to Data Bias

Founder & CTO, Sumo Logic
August 13, 2018 38:53
"The discussion that has to happen is about the ethics of this."
Christian Beedgen is a lifelong creative technologist and deep thinker who has spent the last decade immersed in the world of data analytics.

Christian Madsbjerg: Connecting the Human to Data

Founder & Partner, Red Associates
August 21, 2018 40:41
"People interested in people and people interested in code need to talk."
Christian Madsbjerg, the author of “Sense Making”, argues for bringing the humanities into today’s business world dominated by technology.

Richard Muller: The Data of Climate Science

Professor of Physics, Emeritus, Berkeley
September 04, 2018 35:52
"Scientists lose credibility when they become advocates."
Richard Muller, Professor of Physics Emeritus at Berkeley University, talks about applying the rigors of science to the world of climate science.

Roberto Rigobon: How to Measure Ethical Behavior

Professor, Applied Economics, MIT Sloan School of Management
August 27, 2018 35:57
"People are too obsessed with measuring things perfectly."
Dr. Roberto Rigobon is Professor of Applied Economics at MIT Sloan. We discussed his theory of how we measure the wrong things at the wrong time.

Terry Young: Just a Spoonful of Honey

Founder and CEO, Sparks and Honey
October 08, 2018 31:47
"The beauty of sparks & honey is - we bring [people & machines] together."
Terry Young has a very different way of approaching trends. His active learning system, Q, brings machine learning to the art of trend spotting.

The Guy Behind the Mic

Ben Newton
Director, Product Marketing

Ben is a veteran of the IT Operations market, with a two decade career across large and small companies like Loudcloud, BladeLogic, Northrop Grumman, EDS, and BMC. Ben got to do DevOps before DevOps was cool, working with government agencies and major commercial brands to be more agile and move faster. More recently, Ben spent 5 years in product management at Sumo Logic, and is now running product marketing for Operations Analytics at Sumo Logic. His latest project, Masters of Data, has let him combine his love of podcasts and music with his love of good conversations.


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